When he ran for governor, he opposed expanding the sales tax. The governor has started a battle that will define his political career
Updated: January 25, 2013, - 06:44 AM
High-wage earners would pay $1 billion more in income taxes, all Minnesotans would pay sales tax on pricier clothing and homeowners would see $500 yearly rebates under Gov. Mark Dayton's budget proposal.
Updated: January 23, 2013, - 05:40 AM
Violent offenders would have harder time regaining gun rights.
Updated: January 18, 2013, - 05:43 AM
Just two days into a new legislative session, bipartisanship took a hit as the Senate DFL majority voted to cut the pay of some Republican staffers.
Updated: January 10, 2013, - 09:06 PM
The Republican answered indirectly when asked about a possible gubernatorial run.
Updated: January 09, 2013, - 09:42 PM
Minnesota rates a D+ for the level of information shared by its legislators.
Updated: January 09, 2013, - 05:50 AM
As DFL takes control at Capitol today, party foresees "productive" friction.
Updated: January 08, 2013, - 06:26 AM
The 3-year-old group focuses on getting fiscal conservatives elected - and there's no litmus test on social issues.
Updated: January 05, 2013, - 09:58 PM
Justice Paul Anderson, first appointed in 1994 by Gov. Arne Carlson, will reach mandatory retirement age this year.
Updated: January 04, 2013, - 11:16 PM